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54th Anniversary  1964 - 2018

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Your Committee 2018/2019

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For those of you that are new to the club we thought you might like to know a little about the committee that runs our club! Each of the committee is approachable with any comments or queries that you may have.

The Commodore

Colin Brazier

Colin has again taken over the reigns of Commodore and also held the position from 2010 until 2012. Colin has been a member for 17 years and has also been our Works Co-ordinator. Colin & Liz can be seen on the river in their Seamaster 30 'Peace'.

Colin can be contacted at colinbrazier@groveferryboatclub.co.uk


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The Vice Commodore

Steve Dennis

Steve has now taken back the role of Vice Commodore after being our Commodore for the past 3 years and he has also been our Members Representative. Steve & Mary's Seamaster 23 "Jaspen" is moored on the Clubs moorings .

Steve can be contacted at stevedennis@groveferryboatclub.co.uk


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The Rear Commodore

Tony Mackenzie

Tony is in his 9th year as our Rear Commodore. Tony maintains our Website and with Shirley they can be seen on their new love "Saisy 11" cruising the river.

Tony can be contacted at tonymackenzie@groveferryboatclub.co.uk


Secretary

Myra Dowell

Myra is into her 4th year as our Club Secretary and has been a member of the club for 10 years. Both Myra & Peter own “Dreamtime” which is on the Clubs moorings.

Myra can be contacted at myradowell@groveferryboatclub.co.uk

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Membership Secretary

Sheila Howard

Sheila is into her 4th year as our Membership Secretary and has been a great supporter of the club and has hosted many of our social events. Sheila & Alans 27ft Seamaster "Jofrey 111" is moored on the Clubs North Bank.

Sheila can be contacted at sheilahoward@groveferryboatclub.co.uk

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The Treasurer

Peter Downs

Peter is the club's treasurer and has been for 20 years now. A fishing enthusiast who has been a member for 27 years. Peter has a Seahog which is an ideal boat to enjoy his fishing hobby.

Peter can be contacted at peterdowns@groveferryboatclub.co.uk


The Social Secretary

Jacqui Robb

Jacqui is now into her 2nd year of our Social Secretary. Jacqui and Terry own Pisco Sour which is moored on our club moorings and Cloud Nine which is based in Ramsgate Harbour.

Jacqui can be contacted at jacquirobb@groveferryboatclub.co.uk



Works Co-Coordinator

John Bottle

John is in his 3rd year as our Works Co-ordinator. With Sue & Sheila they now own “Harmony” a Seamaster 30 which they keep on our Clubs moorings.

John can be contacted at johnbottle@groveferryboatclub.co.uk


The Member's Representative

Keith Lathwell

Keith joined our Committee in 2013 & is our Members Representative. Keith & Libby’s new boat is now a Hardy Keith would be to happy to advise any club members on marine engineering issues based on his 43 years experience as a ships engineer.

Keith can be contacted at keithlathwell@groveferryboatclub.co.uk


Catering Officer.

This position is vacant


Past Commodore


Alan Gittings

Alan was our Commodore from 1998 until 2004, 2007 until 2010 & 2012 until 2015.Alan can be seen on the river in his 30' Seamaster 'Turramurra'.

Alan can be contacted at alangittings@groveferryboatclub.co.uk


Past Commodore

Wally Wanstall

Wally is also a Past Commodore. This position is an honorary but vital role passing on valuable experience and advice to the committee. Wally served as Commodore from 2004 until 2007 and has also held the position of Works Co-ordinator.

Wally can be contacted at wallywanstal@groveferryboatclub.co.uk


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Compound Manager & Committee Member

David Burford

David is in to his 8th year on the Committee and 6th year as Compound manager. David's cruiser "Uncle Peter" is kept on the clubs moorings. .

Contact David at davidburford@groveferryboatclub.co.uk



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Committee Member

Peter Dowell

Peter has been a member of the club for 10 years. Peter and Myra can be seen regularly on the river on Dreamtime.

Peter can be contacted at peterdowell@groveferryboatclub.co.uk



Committee Member

John Arnold

John has been a Committee Member for many years and also held the position of Works Co-ordinator. John & Jeans boat "Charming Kate" is berthed on the clubs moorings.

Peter can be contacted at johnarnold@groveferryboatclub.co.uk


Committee Member

Nigel Futter

Nigel has now joined our Committee and will be a great addition to our team of invaluable volunteers. Nigel & Marylins Fairline 21 "Blue Water" is berthed on the North Banks moorings.

Nigel can be contacted at nigelfutter@groveferryboatclub.co.uk



 

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